Maps

Grand Canyon National Park is continuing to evaluate and adapt to changing COVID-19 guidance, and is adjusting operations as needed. The information presented here is primarily to help you plan a visit during 2021.

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Maps Available On This Page Navigation

 
a section of a USGS topo map that shows canyon cliffs and a forested area in green above the canyon

A wide variety of Grand Canyon Maps, Trail Guides and Field Guides are available online from our non-profit partner Grand Canyon Conservancy. Your purchase goes towards protecting and enhancing Grand Canyon National Park for present and future generations.

These products complement the interpretive themes you experience when visiting the park. Grand Canyon Conservancy operates eight retail locations in and around Grand Canyon National Park including a Visitor Center location and two park stores in the historic village area.

 

Grand Canyon Area Map

(2.5 MB PDF File) revised 2/2015 Shows Grand Canyon National Park in relation to Las Vegas, NV, Flagstaff, AZ, National Forests, Indian Lands, and major area highways.

 
Grand Canyon Area Map: Shows major highways and public lands.
 
The region shown in this map includes 1) on the left edge of the map, Las Vegas, NV and Needles, CA 2) across the bottom, Interstate 40 from Needles, CA, east, through Flagstaff, AZ, to Gallup, NM. 3) on the right edge, starting at Gallup, NM, then, north to Colorado Nat. Monument, 4) Finally, bounded across the top by Interstate 70 crossing the state of Utah until it meets the intersection with Interstate 15.

Grand Canyon National Park is located east of Las Vegas, NV.
North of Interstate 40 and the cities of Williams and Flagstaff, AZ.
East of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations, and south of the Utah state line. The Colorado River is shown through the entire 277 mile transect of Grand Canyon National Park.

Public and tribal lands are show in different colors.

Tribal lands are show in purple and reservation boundaries are shown for the following tribes: Navajo, Hopi, Hualapai, Havasupai, Kaibab Paiute, Shivwits Paiute, Zuni, and Ute Mountain.

National forest lands are shown in green, and include, Coconino, Prescott, Sitgreaves, Kaibab, Dixie, Fishlake, and Manti-La Sal.

National parks are shown in vermilion, and include, Petrified Forest, Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Arches.

National monuments are shown in orange and include, Wupatki, Sunset Crater, Walnut Canyon, Tuzigoot, Montezuma Castle, Canyon De Chelly, Navajo, Grand Canyon Parashant, Vermilion Cliffs, Grand Staircase Escalante, Pipe Springs, Rainbow Bridge, Cedar Breaks, Natural Bridges, Hovenweep, Canyon of the Ancients, and Colorado.

National Recreation Areas are shown in yellow and include, Lake Mead, and Glen Canyon.
 

Grand Canyon Panorama Map

Links to a higher resolution version of this map (3.2 MB jpg file) This map shows the South and North Rims with everything in between. This is the "big picture," generalized overview. Distant features on the North Rim are shown at a smaller scale than foreground South Rim areas.

 
Grand Canyon Panorama Map: South Rim in foreground, canyon in shaded relief and North Rim at the top.
 

South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide

(4 MB PDF file)
This is the map that you will receive when you enter the park and it shows the location of village parking areas, shuttle bus stops, and how to access scenic overlooks and visitor services. Information about services, facilities and overlooks are printed on the back side of the pocket map.
 
a portion of the South Rim Pocket Map that shows Grand Canyon Village with shuttle bus routes as colored lines. on the right; shuttle bus information and schedules.
Grand Canyon Village portion of the South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide. Click on the image to download as an accessible PDF file (4 MB)
 

Desert View Drive

Desert View is a small settlement on the South Rim located 25 miles/ 41 km east of Grand Canyon Village, and near the eastern edge of Grand Canyon.

Desert View facilities and hours of operation

Desert View Drive Information and photos
 
Map of Desert View Drive on the S.Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. an overview is positioned at the top, showing the entire 25 mile length of the drive. On the right, an insert detailing the buildings and parking lots of the Desert View area.
 

Backcountry Hiking Brochure and Map

This foldable brochure is for day and overnight inner canyon hikers. It gives information about hiking the Bright Angel, South Kaibab, and North Kaibab trails, as well as permit, planning, Leave No Trace, and Hike Smart information. It is distributed at park visitor centers and backcountry information centers.

The web version of this publication is formatted to print on standard 8.5 x 11 letter-sized paper. You may download Introduction to Backcountry Hiking (680kb PDF file)
 
3 pages of the Introduction of the Backcountry Hiking Brochure: title page, trails profile, Corridor Trails Map
Sample pages of "Introduction to Backcountry Hiking." Click on the photo to download the PDF version of this booklet.
 

 

North Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide

In place of a newspaper, the North Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide is now being distributed at entrance stations, visitor centers, lodges, campgrounds, stores, and out-of-park locations. Download it here... The North Rim has a short season with lodging & food service available May 15th through October 15 of each year.


 
Graphic shows front (listing of services) and back (maps) of North Rim Pocket Map - the PDF version is accessible.
Front and back sides of the North Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide. Click on the image to download as an accessible PDF file (2.2 MB)
 
 

Interactive Grand Canyon Geologic Map

By Arizona Geological Society and United States Geologic Survey (USGS)

 
Multicolored map represents Grand Canyon rock types and strata in a variety of colors.
 

 
 

Last updated: December 4, 2020

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

Phone:

928-638-7888

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